Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
The objective of the Master's in Environmental and Resource Economics degree is to provide students with rigorous and specialist training in economics and environmental, resources and energy policy. The degree is designed for those with an interest in developing or advancing their economic knowledge and skills to apply to environmental, resource and energy policy issues. The program is relevant to both national and international policy contexts. On completion of the degree, students will have highly developed skills in quantitative analysis and modelling and an understanding of the economic approaches to resolving the challenges of resource exploitation and misuse of the environment. Graduates are in high demand and have found employment in research, policy analysis and as consultants in Australia and overseas.
- Environmental and resource economics
Standard entry requirements
A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5/7. All applicants must meet the University's English Language Admission Requirements for Students Students must complete the pre-sessional component before continuing to the preliminary component.
Applicants with a Bachelor degree in a cognate discipline may be eligible for up to 24 units of credit. Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for up to 48 units of credit. Cognate disciplines are: Applied Economics, Econometrics, Economic Policy, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, and Statistics.
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Students must complete the pre-sessional component before continuing to the preliminary component. Students must achieve a minimum 50% weighted average mark in the initial component to continue to the concluding component. Students who do not achieve a minimum 50% weighted average mark in the initial component will be transferred to the Graduate Diploma of Public Policy.